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Posidonia wengensis Wissmann 1841 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Posidoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179684

Alternative combination: Posidonomya wengensis

Synonyms: Sanguinolaria alpina Münster 1841 (no. 269484), Sanguinolaria okeni Münster 1841 (no. 269485)

Full reference: H. L. Wissmann. 1841. Taxonomic names, in Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:1-152

Belongs to Posidonia according to Vörös 1987

Sister taxa: Posidonia affinis, Posidonia albertii, Posidonia becheri, Posidonia bittneri, Posidonia blatchleyi, Posidonia christophori, Posidonia daytonensis, Posidonia dianensis, Posidonia ekiatapensis, Posidonia elegans, Posidonia gemmellaroi, Posidonia germari, Posidonia gibbosa, Posidonia girtyi, Posidonia idriana, Posidonia jacksoni, Posidonia lineolata, Posidonia madisonensis, Posidonia minuta, Posidonia multicostata, Posidonia nodosocostata, Posidonia obliqua, Posidonia obsoletestriata, Posidonia olenekensis, Posidonia ovalis, Posidonia pannonica, Posidonia praealpina, Posidonia semiundata, Posidonia somaliensis, Posidonia stella, Posidonia subtilis, Posidonia triangularis, Posidonia wengensis, Posidonomya bosniaca, Posidonomya hausmanni, Posidonomya pergamena, Posidonomya backlundi, Posidonomya fasciata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder